By Cameron Joseph - 09/17/13 01:29 PM EDT
The ad is aimed at painting Cuccinelli as outside the mainstream on abortion rights and drive a wedge between him and independent female voters.
Cuccinelli's campaign fired back.
"Ken Cuccinelli has said very clearly the core focus of his race is job creation and fighting for every Virginian to have an opportunity to succeed. The only person in this race who is focused on divisive issues is Terry McAuliffe," says Cuccinelli spokeswoman Anna Nix. "With no economic plan and no grasp on critical issues, McAuliffe has nothing left except divisive attacks."
McAuliffe has led in recent polls of the race with Election Day less than two months away. He has a $5 million to $2.2 million cash advantage.
— This post was updated at 10:55 a.m.